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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Sam  A. Mchombo
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Linguistic Theories
Syntax
Specialty: African Languages
Subject Language(s): Swahili
Selected Publications: ''Theoretical Aspects of Bantu Grammar''.

''The Syntax and Semantics of the Reciprocal Construction in Ci-Yao''.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Theoretical Aspects of Bantu Grammar
 The Syntax of Chichewa
 The Syntax of Chichewa
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Syntax of Chichewa



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